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Pokedex: Gyarados by sanguisGelidus Pokedex: Gyarados by sanguisGelidus
Watch me for more Pokemon!! :la: :iconsanguisgelidus:

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Hey! :D

Sooo, I had the idea of doing some kind of "realistic" Pokedex entry for quite a long time now. Finally I came to realize this concept and I chose one of the most badass (in my opinion) Pokemon, Gyarados (and its so hilarious how such crazy and weak Pokemon as Magikarp turn into such a beast.. haha) I love this Pokemon (1st gen for the win :la: ) and Magikarp are funny, too! ^^ I sorta based Gyarados on Chinese Dragons + Deep Sea Fish + moraine! ^^

Please tell me how you like this one! I worked soo hard on it and spent soo much time!

Favs, critiques and meaningful feedback are hiighly appreciated! :heart:

Aaand another thing: I even thought of doing some kind of "animated" or programmed Pokedex, so with info buttons to click on etc.. But I dont really have a clue how to do something like this.. (I guess with flash?) If there is anybody, who has knowledge about such things, I would be happy to hear it! :D

Thank you for your support! :hug:


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This is a lovely piece of art. I adore the Magicarp swimming around. It was a nice touch to it and the Gyarados looks stunning. The fins on his head and back are very well done. I think they could have had a little more red blended into the white but that is just me. The tail looks a little long and more slim than it should but other than that this looks wonderful. His two little whiskers are my favorite part right along with the shading. But maybe his or her eyes could have been a tad brighter in color for a more aggressive look.
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This is a stunning piece. I haven't cared about Pokemon since I was a kid and this makes me want to re-watch the first season.

Your shading is outstanding and the pose you chose works so well. I somehow feel like it's going to pop out of the card, through my screen and eat me. So well done!

I love the detail in the fins and fluke. You don't typically see the veining in a lot of the Pokemon art. It's very refreshing.

The colors are vibrant and your attention to detail in amazing. Keep it up! I look forward to seeing other peices from your collection. :)
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Zecorezecron Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is pretty cool.  I really like the coloring you have done.  The choice to make it more of an eastern dragon than fish is interesting and really makes it seem like the super powerful pokemon it is..
mysterygir987 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
the magikarp looks so derpy XD
SK-aakash-KH Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
C-blaze21 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
This is so incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MyLittleProxy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
and my fear of the ocean has just multiplied extensively....
that is the biggest compliment, you have no idea. This is terrifyingly awesome and the coloring is fantastic.
OratheRiolu Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ya'know. There is a Magikarp in every generation. Third, it was Feebas as she evolved into Milotic. Fourth was male Burmy and he became a strong Mothim. Female Burmy became slightly stronger Magikarp and Yes. Mothim is a fairly powerful Pokémon. In fifth... No clue. I don't really like fifth gen as I really don't like the long, difficult, incredibly boring plotline... XY. The Magikarp comes back as Magikarp.... Yeah...
LeQuaz Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
Love the Magikarp derpin' off.
KitKat94 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Wow. Just wow. If only pokemon was actually like this.
Oh well, time to get started on some fanfiction.
Falken02 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
looks great
HighwayUnikorn Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student Artist
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